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[ATV Today: 21.08.1974: Human cannonball - Mary Connors]

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Date 1974
Duration 00:03:12
Film type Colour / Sound
Production Professional
Genre Television News
Company ATV
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Mary Connors was the secretary of Joe Weston Webb, a Leicestershire showman and the owner of the human cannonball device (Weston-Webb was also featured in an ATV Today item on this day promoting his mud wrestling women). Connors returned in 1975 for a second attempt using a catapult.

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Summary Mary Connors from Leicester, attempting to become the first woman to be blasted across the River Avon at Tewkesbury.
Description Bob Warman interview with Mary Connors before and after failing the attempt.
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